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Heat Capacity Measurements of Conventional Aviation Fuels



Tara Fortin, Thomas Bruno


Isobaric specific heat capacities were measured for six conventional petroleum-derived aviation fuel samples: JP-10, JP-7, JP-4, JP-TS, TS-1, and Avgas. All measurements were made using modulated differential scanning calorimetry over the combined temperature range of (213 to 442) K. Experimental data, including an assessment of the associated expanded uncertainties, have been reported. Additionally, measurement results for the six fuels were compared with one another and with available literature data and existing surrogate mixture models.
Fuel Processing Technology


Aviation fuels, differential scanning calorimetry, isobaric specific heat capacity, jet fuels, temperature dependence


Fortin, T. and Bruno, T. (2022), Heat Capacity Measurements of Conventional Aviation Fuels, Fuel Processing Technology, [online],, (Accessed July 14, 2024)


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Created June 29, 2022, Updated January 19, 2023